Photograph of the Fort McAllister Battery in Savannah, Georgia

Photograph of the Fort McAllister Battery in Savannah, Georgia

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Title: Photograph of the Fort McAllister Battery in Savannah, Georgia
Dates: circa 1860s
Quantity: 0.1 Linear feet (1 folder in 1 document box)
Coll. Number: ms2152

Biographical/Historical Note

"Located on the bank of the Great Ogeechee River south of Savannah... the sand and mud earthworks [of Fort McAllister] were attacked seven times by Union ironclads, but did not fall until captured in 1864 by Gen. William T. Sherman during his 'March to the Sea.'" -- "Fort McAllister Historic Park." Georgia State Parks. http://www.gastateparks.org/ (Retrieved December 10, 2009)


Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of one photograph, approximately 2" x 2", of a battery in Fort McAllister, Savannah, Georgia.


Index Terms

Batteries (Ordnance)--Georgia--Savannah--Photographs.
Fort McAllister (Ga. : Fort)--Photographs.
Georgia--History--Civil War, 1861-1865.

General Notes

Portions of this collection have been digitized and are available online as part of America's Turning Point: Documenting the Civil War Experience in Georgia.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Photograph of the Fort McAllister Battery in Savannah, Georgia, circa 1860s. MS 2152. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.


Related Material

Related materials available in the following collection of this repository: Photograph of Fort McAllister under Federal occupation.


Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
Folder
1Photograph, 1860s